Dr. Tarun Jain

Fertility Medicine
Chicago, IL
26 years experience male

Locations

Northwestern Fertility & Reproductive Medicine

Chicago, IL

Address

259 E Erie St, Suite 2400, Chicago, IL, United States
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My office hours

Thursday: 9:00am - 4:00pm
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Fax

3126954924

Insurances accepted

Blue Cross Blue Shield of Illinois

Aetna

Cigna

Humana Insurance Company

Northwestern Fertility & Reproductive Medicine

Oakbrook Terrace, IL

About

Bio

EDUCATION: • Undergrad: Univ of Southern California (Engineering) • Master's: Univ of Texas at Austin (Engineering) • Medical: Univ of Southern California (Valedictorian) • Residency: Univ of Washington • Fellowship: Harvard Univ / Brigham & Women' Hosp BOARD CERTIFIED

Specialties
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Fertility Medicine

Languages spoken

Hindi

Doctor Q&A

209 Answers
111 Agrees
The number of answers this doctor has agreed with.
A 23-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarun Jain
Fertility Medicine 26 years experience
Std: They are a common cause of tubal scarring and blockage. An HSG test is useful to diagnose such blockages.
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A 51-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarun Jain
Fertility Medicine 26 years experience
Legal agreement: between you and your surrogate. Make sure she agrees to carry the pregnancy, take good care of herself and fetus, and assign legal rights to you bein... Read More
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A 48-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarun Jain
Fertility Medicine 26 years experience
Very early: precancerous changes to the endometrium (lining inside the uterus). If left alone, it can progress on to endometrial cancer. There are also differen... Read More
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A 40-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarun Jain
Fertility Medicine 26 years experience
Age: Not necessarily. Age is a big factor for you. Dont delay any longer and see a fertility specialist. Time is running out.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tarun Jain
Fertility Medicine 26 years experience
Check other things: Continued abnormal bleeding requires checking for some other things --- pregnancy test, water ultrasound (make sure you dont have polyps or fibroids),... Read More
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarun Jain
Fertility Medicine 26 years experience
In general: quite low, but it depends on the type of birth control. IUD has one of the lowest failure rates.
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A 31-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarun Jain
Fertility Medicine 26 years experience
Wait longer : For someone with compromised sperm to begin with - twice a day may be too frequent. I suggest no more than once a day.
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A 34-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarun Jain
Fertility Medicine 26 years experience
No: IVF treatment should not worsen endometriosis. IVF can often overcome the negative impact of endometriosis on fertility. Depo lupron (leuprolide) ha... Read More
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A 29-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tarun Jain
Fertility Medicine 26 years experience
Hang in there: Many people need to try more that once. Most everyone does go on to have success, especially in your age group.
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A 38-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarun Jain
Fertility Medicine 26 years experience
Typically: you want day 1 as first day of full red flow.
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tarun Jain
Fertility Medicine 26 years experience
I do not recommend: taking chlorophyl or wheat grass during IVF. No good evidence of benefit. Keep things simple if possible.
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A 32-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarun Jain
Fertility Medicine 26 years experience
PGS: Can be possibly useful in such circumstances. It is however not always necessary— all depends on what the RPL work up revealed for possible causes of... Read More
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tarun Jain
Fertility Medicine 26 years experience
Same diet as: you would if you were pregnant. No smoking, alcohol, or caffeine. Avoid raw/uncooked meat and fish. Vegetarian diet is always preferable.
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A 38-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tarun Jain
Fertility Medicine 26 years experience
Yes if: They are growing into the uterine cavity. You should have a saline ultrasound done to confirm.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarun Jain
Fertility Medicine 26 years experience
Flare: It is a reasonable protocol for women with decreased ovarian reserve. Follow your doctors instructions and good luck.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tarun Jain
Fertility Medicine 26 years experience
Ignore: Oral contraceptives are also useful. Give it 6months to see impact.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tarun Jain
Fertility Medicine 26 years experience
Ignore: -age is a major factor for women; fertility begins to decline in the late 20s.
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tarun Jain
Fertility Medicine 26 years experience
Ignore: Sperm quality issues impact half of all couples. Check a semen analysis early.
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A 34-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarun Jain
Fertility Medicine 26 years experience
Gynact is know as: Lupron (leuprolide) in USA. It is commonly used as a prep medication before starting IVF. It helps suppress your own hormones and prevents you from ... Read More
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A 37-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tarun Jain
Fertility Medicine 26 years experience
Ignore: Ask your doctor about oral contraceptives to manage cycles. Also ask about checking for diabetes.
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A 27-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarun Jain
Fertility Medicine 26 years experience
Irreg cycle: Not necessarily normal. You may have a luteal phase defect with poor progesterone production.
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A 25-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarun Jain
Fertility Medicine 26 years experience
Pcos: You don't ovulate regularly with PCOS, but you could still potentially get pregnant since some of your cycles may be ovulatory. IVF is not your only ... Read More
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarun Jain
Fertility Medicine 26 years experience
Infertility: If you are over 35 and not pregnant within 6 months --- see a fertility specialist.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarun Jain
Fertility Medicine 26 years experience
Ovulation and prog: A progesterone level over 3.0 is consistent with ovulation.
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A 36-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarun Jain
Fertility Medicine 26 years experience
Infections: Like chlamydia, gonnorrhea, tuberculosis
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarun Jain
Fertility Medicine 26 years experience
Tubal: IVF is your best bet in such a situation.
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A 40-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarun Jain
Fertility Medicine 26 years experience
Tubes blocked: IVF is your best option. If it is not affordable, consider laparoscopic surgery.
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A 26-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarun Jain
Fertility Medicine 26 years experience
Ivf?: Given your young age, you may want to try IUI first, but IVF is your best option.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarun Jain
Fertility Medicine 26 years experience
Bleeding: Pregnancy is possible. You should do a preg test. If implantation occurred, it would have been much earlier.
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A 36-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarun Jain
Fertility Medicine 26 years experience
Spotting: May want to get a sonoHSG (water ultrasound) done to evaluate the uterus and endometrial cavity. Want to rule out fibroids or polyps. Could also be i... Read More
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A 24-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarun Jain
Fertility Medicine 26 years experience
Hpt: Unfortunately yes, with that many tests, it is very likely accurate.
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarun Jain
Fertility Medicine 26 years experience
Ivf: There is no set limit to doing ivf. The limit is only dependent on your physical abilities and emotional strength. Age and your response to meds als... Read More
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A 28-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarun Jain
Fertility Medicine 26 years experience
Infertility : Labwork falls in the normal ranges. Estradiol is also okay. You are also young and should do well. Consider monitoring your ovulation with urine ov... Read More
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarun Jain
Fertility Medicine 26 years experience
Ivf response: Age is a big factor in ovarian response. Response at 40+ yrs old can be quite variable. With a different ivf protocol, you may have a better response... Read More
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A 41-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarun Jain
Fertility Medicine 26 years experience
Hcg: HCG should have showed up by now. Results seem likely accurate.
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A 37-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarun Jain
Fertility Medicine 26 years experience
Clomid (clomiphene): It is possible that you did not ovulate on the clomid (clomiphene) dose you took.
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A 23-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarun Jain
Fertility Medicine 26 years experience
Miscarriage: Sorry about the miscarriage. Chance of pregnancy is still there (may not be very high ... But certainly possible).
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A 39-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarun Jain
Fertility Medicine 26 years experience
Beta hcg: Yes it may be okay. Keep following closely and good luck.
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarun Jain
Fertility Medicine 26 years experience
One way would be: To take a birth control pill without the sugar pills. As your doctor.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarun Jain
Fertility Medicine 26 years experience
Avoid head shoulders: Don’t use head and shoulders - it is toxic and destroys good microbiome that are needed to maintain skin health. Use a gentle soap like dove.
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A 20-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarun Jain
Fertility Medicine 26 years experience
You likely would: have ovulated on cycle day 12
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A 42-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarun Jain
Fertility Medicine 26 years experience
Ivf failure: At your age, overall success rate is about 15-20% chance of pregnancy with each try. The most common reason for failure is embryos with abnormal chro... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarun Jain
Fertility Medicine 26 years experience
No: No not typically. It could be a possible infection. If it persists, see your doctor soon.
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A 19-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarun Jain
Fertility Medicine 26 years experience
Preg test: Not necessarily. The line has to be strongly positive and look like the test line. You may want to repeat the test or go in for a blood test.
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A 45-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarun Jain
Fertility Medicine 26 years experience
At age 45: the chances unfortunately are realistically very low that you will have a successful live birth using your own eggs. Consider using a donor egg.
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A female asked:
Dr. Tarun Jain
Fertility Medicine 26 years experience
It's ok: This is not unusual. Enjoy your pregnancy!
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A 33-year-old male asked:
Dr. Tarun Jain
Fertility Medicine 26 years experience
Optimal window: The optimal time to have intercourse is starting 5 days before anticipated day of ovulation ... up to the day of ovulation. Intercourse every other d... Read More
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A 18-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarun Jain
Fertility Medicine 26 years experience
Its normal: Nothing in particular. At you young age, this is normal. Be careful to not have unprotected intercourse, however. Infections can cause tubal damage... Read More
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A 21-year-old female asked:
Dr. Tarun Jain
Fertility Medicine 26 years experience
Anxiety: Can play a role. Irregular periods is also indicative of not ovulating regularly. See a fertility specialist soon.
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A 49-year-old member asked:
Dr. Tarun Jain
Fertility Medicine 26 years experience
FSH and LH: FSH and LH typically used to stimulate the ovaries. Another injection is used to prevent you from ovulating prematurely (lupron or gnrh antagonist). ... Read More
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Jain is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Mar 31, 2015
Dr. Jain is an amazing doctor! #nationaldoctorsday2015 #virtualflower1
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Thank you, your answer was very helpful! Cant be from implanting & hormones are just to low, thx I'll see my dr
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This article was very helpful! Thanks :) the information is helpful in understanding my condition. thanks! :)
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This is what I have suspected. Thank you for your help. I will seek a fertility specialist!

Education & Training

Medical/Graduate school

Keck School of Medicine of University of Southern California, CA
Graduated 1997MD

Residency

UNIVERSITY OF WASHINGTON

Awards

AMA Leadership Award
Patient's Choice Award
Vitals Top Ten Doctor Award

Affiliations

American Society for Reproductive Medicine
American College of Obstetricians and Gynecologists
Society for Assisted Reproductive Technologies
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